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559

Selim I., 245 5 246 ; abolition of doc-
trines, 347-348; 368

Shiki Kutucu, Mongol general, ii. 157

Shilhak-In-Shushinak, King of Elam, i.
58, 82-83

Shilling, Captain, ii. 277

Shimr j attack on the Imam Husayn, ii.

4-2,43! 51

Shinar, land of (Sumer), i. 50
Shir, Ali, Vizier of Sultan Husayn, ii. 226
Shiraz, i, i, 7, 25, 30 footnote, 31, 435,

483J  " 93)  J75   I9>   206,   294 j

capture of, by the Afghans, 325
Shirin (Christian wife of Khusru Parviz),

i- 57 5o8, 527, 528 j ii. 141
Shirwan, province of, ii. 204, 257, 258,

313, 362
Shishak, i. 87

Shiz, fortress of, i. 520, 524
Shuayba, port of, ii. n
Sbuja, Shah (Shuja-ul-Mulk), Amir  of

Afghanistan,  ii. 404, 430, 431, 434,

435> 436, 437
Shuja, Shah, Muzaffar Dynasty, ii. 195,

204

Shushinak, god, I. 58 ; temple of, 73
Shuster, i. 10, 38, 44, 48, 435, 438;

capture of, 541-542 ; ii. 165, 206, 218,

242

Shutruk-Nakhunta, King of Elam, i. 82
Siawush, legendary Persian Prince, i. 145,

146
Sicily, i. 198, 211; Carthaginian invasion,

219; 339; ii. 115
Side, i. 356
Sidon, capture of, i. 247 5 248, 270, 313,

3X4 340

Siemens Brothers, ii. 473
Siffin, Battle of, ii. 34-35
Sigeium, i. 199
Signac, ii. 151
Silesia, ii. 144

Silvia, St., of Jerome, ii. 113
Simonich, General, ii. 433, 434
Simurgh (fabulous eagle), i. 144
Simuru, district of, i. 73
Sinatruces, King of Parthia, i. 367, 371
Sinclair, W. F., ii. 270 footnote
Smd, province of, i. 179,180,470 5 ii. 53,

90, 157, 1645 Nadir's expedition into,

356-357

Sindbad, heads a rebellion, n. 04

Sindbad the Sailor, i, 27, 540; ii. 76

Singara, Battle of, i. 447 J 4515 ceded to
Persia, 458

Sinjar, i. 447

Sinmuballit, King of Babylon, i. 79

Sinope, i. 363

Sippar, i. 50, 91

Siraf, ii. 76

Sir Daria, River (Jaxartes), i. 24; Alex-
ander's advance to, 287-288 ; 360,492 ;

ii. 1505 Russian occupation of valley,
460-461
Sirjan, district of, i. 298
Siroes, vide Kobad II.
Sisianoff, General, ii. 412, 413
Sisidona, Achaemenian port, i. 149
Sistan, i. i, 4, 11, ^2, 23, 25, 35, 36, 39,
142, 285, 286, 326, 338, 366, 506,
543 i . 32, 52, 53, 65, 84, 86, 89, 96,
102, 199 ; Tamerlane's campaign, 202-
203;   Afghans   expelled  from,   401;
Persian and* Afghan claims, 466-467 ;
arbitration commission, 467-468; second
arbitration commission, 469
Sivas; captured by Tamerlane, ii. 208 5
209
Skobeleffj General, ii. 463
Skrine, F. H., i. 359 footnote, 91 footnote,
98 footnote
Skunkha, Scythian chief, i. 189 footnote
Smerdis, vide Bardiya
Smyrna, ii. 209
Socotra, {1.271
Soghdiana, i. 321, 331
Soghdians, the, i. 127, 173, 287; capture
of the Soghdian rock by Alexander,
288-289; ii. 55
Sohrab, son of Rustam, i. 145
Solomon, King, i. 87
Solon, i. 156
Sophocles, i. 314
Sovar, or Su, Lake of, i. 466
Spaco (foster-mother of Cyrus the Great),
i. 150, 151
Spain 5 and Persia compared, i. 7, 231;
368 ; Spanish embassy in Persia, ii. 275
Sparda (Lydia), i, 173
Sparta, i. 154, 159, 199, 200, 201, 204,
205,  211,   213,   214,   2l6,   220,   222,
223,   232 5   Tissaphernes  and,   233;
Cyrus the Younger and, 235-236; 242,
*43, 2S5 259 303
Spartacua, i. 368
Spitamenes, Persian general, i. 287, 288,
307, 325
Statianus, Roman general, i. 388, 390
Statira (wife of Artaxerxes II.), L 246, 247
Statira, daughter of Darius, i, 305, 306,
325
Steele, Mr., English merchant, ii. 274,
275
Stein, Sir Aurel, n. 293
Stevenson, W. B,, ii. 113 footnote
Stileman, Bishop, il 317 footnote
Stoddart, ColoneX ii. 428, 434, 461
Strabo, i. 23 footnote, 28, 54, 98,  121
footnote, 127, 328, 362, 388, 395
Stratomce (daughter of Demetrius), L 314,
318
Struchates, the, i. 103
Strymon, i. 212
Stuart, Mrs. C. M. Villiers, ii. 291